Community Justice Initiatives NL



Community Justice Initiatives NL (CJINL) strives to build safer, more connected communities by supporting creative, peaceful solutions in situations of conflict or harm. CJINL is an umbrella organization for a wide variety of justice initiatives that promote and practice the principles of restorative justice.

Target Population:

Communities, families and individuals

Highlight of Programs / Services Offered:

Three areas of focus for CJINL are Education, Services and Partnerships:

  • Education: involves promoting a broader deeper understanding of restorative justice within the organization, its partners and the wider community.
  • Services: involves building the capacities of people in the community to provide restorative justice processes to people affected by situations of harm. These processes could include conflict resolution coaching, facilitated dialogue circles  family group conferencing, school-based restorative justice, victim support, prison chaplaincy, and others.
  • Partnerships: involve facilitating, connecting and empowering the individuals and organizations engaged in restorative justice in NL.